Review: Arcade Fire rocks for Barack

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It was supposed to be about Barack Obama. And ostensibly it was. Campaigners milled around the front of the Beachland last night before the Arcade Fire’s free show in support of the Democratic presidential nominee. Kids with clipboards, buttons, and forms hit up folks as they walked into the Ballroom. And loud, obnoxious guys in suits yelled political slogans (“We want change!”) as 500 fans waited an hour or so for the band to play. It was about Obama, but everyone – except for a couple of loud, obnoxious guys in suits – was there for Arcade Fire. ...
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